Passively mode-locked 2-μm Tm:YAP laser with a double-wall carbon nanotube absorber

Journal Article

We report on a diode-pumped passively continuous wave (cw) mode-locked Tm:YAP laser with a double-wall carbon nanotube (DWCNT) absorber operating at a wavelength of 2023 nm for the first time, to the best our knowledge. The DWCNT absorber is fabricated on a hydrophilic quartz substrate by using the vertical evaporation technique. The output power is as high as 375 mW. A stable pulse train with a repetition rate of 72.26 MHz is generated with a highest single pulse energy of 5.2 μJ. © 2012 Chinese Physical Society and IOP Publishing Ltd.

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Cited Authors

  • Qu, Z-S; Wang, Y-G; Liu, J; Zheng, L-H; Su, L-B; Xu, J

Published Date

  • 2012

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 21 / 6

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1674-1056

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1088/1674-1056/21/6/064211